Books

“Deadly Secrets” Robert Boris Riskin Black Opal Books, $12.49
The East Hampton Library’s Authors Night turns 10 on Saturday. The event has evolved quite a bit since its debut in 2005, growing to have more than 100 authors in attendance and becoming, as Dennis Fabiszak, the director of the library, put it...
Bergen, Clinton, BookHampton When Candice Bergen’s memoir “Knock Wood” came out in 1984, being chased by a young Jack Nicholson in “Carnal Knowledge” may still have been relatively fresh in the actress’s mind,...

Richard Ravitch, Johnny Carson, and Roger Ailes found importance by being useful. The authors of new books about them will be honored at Authors Night, the annual fund-raiser for the East Hampton Library, on Aug. 9.
“Man on the Run” Tom Doyle Ballantine, $27 Rare is the artist whose cultural significance is such that a biography is devoted to a single decade in his or her life. But Paul McCartney, a popular-music phenomenon for a half-century...
“Unstill Life” Gabrielle Selz W.W. Norton, $26.95 Those looking for an absorbing beach read with substance will enjoy Gabrielle Selz’s memoir, “Unstill Life.” It is the story of Peter Selz and Thalia Cheronis Selz...
Don’t let the summertime eruption of author appearances put a crimp in your listening style, bibliophiles, just pull up a (preferably reserved) chair and take in the Amagansett Library’s answer to such a series, won’t you? It...

“I Pity the Poor Immigrant” Zachary Lazar Little, Brown, $25
The Fridays at Five author talks — a South Fork summer staple — start up again tomorrow at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. This year’s program begins with Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, both experienced journalists, speaking...